Home » Dictionary » shake

shake

shake
 n.— «Mr. Pruitt made a statement to the officer that the bag’s contents were just “shake,” a term meaning residual amounts of marijuana.» —“Benson Arrest Spree Continues With Eight Charged In One Day” by Shelah Ogletree Daily Record (Dunn, North Carolina) Dec. 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

1 comment
  • ‘Shake’ is what one gets when ‘buds’ are not present. If you shake up enough buds, then remove them from the bag, you have ‘shake’. Careful, there may be ‘seeds’ in ‘shake’.

    Here’s another one: ‘brown frown’. Known as low-quality stuff; from Mexico. As opposed to ‘chronic’ (the good stuff).

    Note: ‘Shake’ has been around for decades…

    BTW, I know this stuff just from the movies (!)

Further reading

By Steady Jerks

Nathan in Raleigh, North Carolina, says his father described the process of cooking a big meal for the family as proceeding steady by jerks. This expression refers to a process that occurs by fits and starts or episodically. This is part of a...

To Mommick and Mommicked

If you’re mommicked, if you’re bothered, frustrated, or exhausted. Most often heard in coastal North Carolina, mommicked derives from an old word mammock, which as a noun, means “a fragment,” and as a verb, means “to...

Recent posts